Macon is a city located just about in the middle of the state of Georgia, is the seat of Bibb County, and is one of the largest metropolitan areas in the state, with a population of just over 97,000 in the city proper and just over 229,000 in the entire Metropolitan Statistical Area. The MSA is also home to Robins Air Force Base, which is located just south of the city in Warner Robins, and the city is also home to many different colleges, museums and tourist sites.
The city was first the site of Fort Benjamin Hawkins and was a major military point during the War of 1812 and the American Civil War. It was named after North Carolina statesman Nathaniel Macon, and has been the seat of Bibb County since its incorporation in 1822.
During the Civil War, Macon served as the official armory of the Confederacy and despite this was spared on Sherman’s March to the Sea, which occurred in 1864, and today the city is a wonderful place to live with many tourist sites, colleges and museums to visit.
Like most other cities in Georgia, Macon has a humid subtropical climate which makes for hot humid summers and cooler winters. Average temperatures in the summer are around 95 degrees for the high, 68 for the low, and during the winter the temperatures peak at around 67 for the high and 35 for the low.
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- City of Macon Official Website: http://www.maconbibb.us/
- Macon on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macon,_Georgia
- The Official Guide to Macon: https://www.maconga.org
- Macon on City Data: http://www.city-data.com/city/Macon-Georgia.html
Macon Zip Codes Include:
31201, 31202, 31203, 31204, 31205, 31206, 31207, 31208, 31209, 31210, 31211, 31213, 31216, 31217, 31220, 31221, 31294, 31295, 31296, 31297